versus (vs) -> towards

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versus (vs) or (v.) -> towards

Literally "in the direction". Mistakenly used in English as "against" (probably from "adversus"), particularly to denote two opposing parties, such as in a legal dispute or a sports match.

Wikipedia—List of Latin phrases
« Last Edit: 15 Feb, 2011, 23:28:23 by spiros »


 

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